Davy Carter

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Davy Carter
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 48
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sArkansas State University, 1997
J.D.William H. Bowen School of Law, 2005
Personal
BirthdayMarch 31, 1975
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Davy Carter is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 48th District since 2009.

Carter is an attorney, receiving his JD from the William H. Bowen School of Law. He received his Degree in the Graduate School of Banking from Louisiana State University, and BS in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carter has been appointed to these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Planning
  • Subcommittee on Complaints and Remediation
  • Subcommittee on Income Taxes-Personal and Corporate
  • Subcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carter served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Constitutional Issues (Chair)
  • Subcommittee on Courts and Civil Law

Issues

Carter's answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide an answer when asked his legislative priorities.[2]

Carter's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1281 - "AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO UNDERGO RANDOM TESTING FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS."
  • HB 1599 - "TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS IN ARKANSAS."
  • HB 1643 - "TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE STANDARD DEDUCTION FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carter is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 43. Carter is unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carter won re-election to the 48th district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Carter won election to the 48th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Carter raised $45,895 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2010


Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Davy Carter's campaign in 2010
Stephens Group$1,500
Arkansas Health Care Association$1,000
Arkansas Realtors Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $22,615

2008

Below are Carter's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Hope For America PAC $4,000
Stephens Group $3,000
Arkansas Realtors Assoc $2,000
Sam Jirik $2,000
Pinnacle Structures Inc $2,000

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